In latest days, we have witnessed a couple new names connected with the New York Giants in several mock drafts. Whilst most have been offensive linemen and edge rushers, Professional Soccer Concentrate made the decision to provide points back again all-around to the quarterback place, but with a twist.
As an alternative of Ohio Point out quarterback Dwayne Haskins or Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, PFF’s Mike Renner has the Giants heading with Missouri quarterback Drew Lock at No. 6 over-all.
“Even if you have Eli Manning, I consider the Giants. . . this is the year they are heading to handle it even if he returns,” Renner claimed. “If Eli does return, there is no telling wherever you are heading to draft upcoming period. If he has a reliable year upcoming year, you are most likely more realistically drafting in the teens and then it is heading to be nearly not possible to get your male at the quarterback place.
“Drew Lock would be the finest on the board just after Haskins, so I consider that’s wherever they would go.”
Both equally Renner and analyst Steve Palazzolo acknowledged Lock could go decrease in the initial round and that he carries with him some issues at No. 6 over-all, but quarterback is the narrative for New York and persons are simply just heading to adhere with that.
Here’s a more in-depth glimpse at Lock from out buddies above at Draft Wire (pre-Senior Bowl):
Lock burst onto the scene just after throwing for 44 touchdowns in 2017. He fell off just after a extend of 3 game titles, failing to throw for above 50 p.c, but he picked up the speed to the second fifty percent of the period. Lock finished his 2018 period with an amazing demonstrating in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, wherever he threw for 373 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Lock has a very robust arm with the means to make all the throws into limited windows. He will get the ball out of his hand speedily, and takes edge defenses. A improved athlete than persons notice, he can generate yards on the ground if important. He has some gunslinger in him and he’s prepared to acquire probabilities to make a huge engage in, and is at his finest throwing back again shoulder tosses to the sideline.
Lock has some key footwork problems which leads to inaccuracy and desires to be improved from force. Along with that, Lock will need to have to get improved at his eye manipulation and looking through defenses.
The quarterback place is by now a heated debate in Giants Nation, so tossing Lock into the fire will only serve as more fuel.
What are your feelings on Lock, Giants supporters? And how would you come to feel with the Giants getting him above Haskins, Murray and some others?